Sotto: Proposed P4.5 T 2021 national budget may be ratified by Dec. 6

MANILA, Philippines — For Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III, the ratification of the proposed P4.506 trillion 2021 proposed national budget by Congress may be possible by Dec. 6.

Sotto, in an interview over radio station DWIZ on Saturday, said Senate is targeting to tackle the amendments of the General Appropriations Bill (GAB) on Monday, Nov. 23.

“Tuesday, baka (maybe) second and third reading, so that’s Nov. 24,” Sotto said of the timeline of the passage of the measure in the Senate.

The Senate President added that the bicameral conference on the 2021 GAB, where the House and Senate reconciled the disagreeing provisions of the budget bill, will start either Nov. 25 o…

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